We just read This Day: 1974.The launch of BRMB in Birmingham – the first English commercial station outside London.

Its name is a puzzle to many: not actually an acronym, but its letters are plucked wildy from the company Birmingham Broadcasting Ltd which was awarded the franchise to broadcast.

Many well-known names have passed through the BRMB doors at its Aston premises or in the current Brindley place base: the loving Graham Torrington, Jeremy (Jezza) Kyle; Ed Doolan; and Phil Upton.

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